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The Ancient Spanish Monastery

16711 W Dixie Hwy, St. Bernard de Clairvaux Church, North Miami Beach, FL 33160-3714
+1 305-945-1461
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Not really worth $10

It’s $10 for adults and $5 seniors and students. Nice scenery with pic and all about an hour... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dee22321205
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Surprise, Arizona
via mobile
The best old preserved Spanish Monastery in the U.S.!

The place is amazing , the garden is well taken care of.The building is beautiful and the structure... read more

Reviewed 7 March 2018
Gnome305
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Miami Beach, Florida
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Brought from Spain and reassembled by William Randolph Hearst in 1925, this is a popular wedding spot.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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16711 W Dixie Hwy, St. Bernard de Clairvaux Church, North Miami Beach, FL 33160-3714
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+1 305-945-1461
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"from spain"
in 8 reviews
"old world"
in 4 reviews
"william randolph hearst"
in 7 reviews
"a small gift shop"
in 3 reviews
"reception area"
in 3 reviews
"aventura mall"
in 3 reviews
"lovely spot"
in 2 reviews
"hidden gem"
in 7 reviews
"entrance building"
in 2 reviews
"quick visit"
in 2 reviews
"brick by brick"
in 2 reviews
"biscayne blvd"
in 2 reviews
"surrounding gardens"
in 3 reviews
"beautiful wedding"
in 3 reviews
"small chapel"
in 3 reviews
"step back in time"
in 2 reviews
"historical artifacts"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It’s $10 for adults and $5 seniors and students. Nice scenery with pic and all about an hour spent... light a candle and a little holy water

Thank Dee22321205
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Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

The place is amazing , the garden is well taken care of.The building is beautiful and the structure are nice.Overall is good to see places like this that are still being visited. The place is a must! to visit.I recommend this place to everyone. You...More

Thank Gnome305
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Reviewed 25 February 2018

I have been to many great weddings, but this location was by far the BEST!!! If I ever get married again it will be here.

Thank travel4uflorida
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Surprising peaceful spot in the middle of high rise condos. Beautiful and amazing story of how this ancient monastery got to south Florida.

Thank parrotheadtraveler
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

This is a museum as well as a monastery. It was shipped piece by piece from Europe and reassembled. There are many objects and pictures in the front building. The monastery is quite beautiful, worth a visit. A piece of trivia: a scene from the...More

Thank judyAlabama
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Reviewed 16 January 2018

Our friends got married here over the weekend - what a unique and beautiful place to say "I do!" It was a lovely outdoor ceremony and the reception area literally took my breath away when we walked through the heavy arched doors. Just amazing!

Thank Nevada J
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Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

This place was amazing. It felt like being in Spain and going back in time. It costs 10.00 for adults. 5.00 for children.

Thank Malayika S
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Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

I'm obsessed with castles and everything related to Medieval architecture. I was so excited about this monastery. However it costs $10 and I expected there would be more to see. The tour literally took us 15 minutes max. I did however enjoy learning about the...More

Thank Spledidferstuff
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Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

This is a historical treasure, from many relics from 1200’s in Miami... $10 to go into the past and see this beautiful place even to get married in! See the pictures and enroll to visit! It’s simply gorgeous!

Thank PattyG76
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Reviewed 27 November 2017

Avery body needs visit this Monastery, the history around this place is really amazing, admission and parking are free.

Thank pedy3
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